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Re: Feature request

From: fj <fj_at_effjay.com>
Date: 2007-09-13 20:11:48 CEST

Edward Lau wrote:
> Hi Good Folks:
> Tortoise SVN should make Unix symbolic links and MS-Window short-cut
> interoperable. At present, Unix links are converted into a text file.
> My use case:
> We operate in both MS-Window and Linux environment.
> Documents and scripts are developed in both environments.
> To reduce duplication, symbolic links are used in our Linux
> environment and also checked the links into SVN. For us these links
> are all pointing to a common parent directory within the same repository.
> When my user check-out or update a project in a MS-Window’
> environment, these Unix links should be converted into a MS-Windows
> short-cut.
> When my user check a MS-Window short-cut and commit them into the
> repository, they should be converted into a Linux symbolic link.
> Thanks.
actually, windows since w2k supports real posix - type links. would it
not be possible to simply use those "real" links across both unix and ms
win os's, and just forget about dealing with shortcuts altogether?

- FJ

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Received on Thu Sep 13 20:08:19 2007

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